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 Philip Henry Foster

Philip Henry Foster

Birth
East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 17 Sep 1862 (aged 26–27)
Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Talcottville, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 50104129 · View Source
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Birth is from LDS.
William Foster Genealogy states Philip was in the Civil War, Co. B, 16 Regiment CT and buried at Mount Hope, Vernon, CT.

Foster, Philip H.; Private, Company B; Residence, Vernon, Connecticut; Enlisted July 15, 1862; Mustered August 24, 1862; Killed in Action, Antietam, MD, September 17, 1862.
The above from American Civil War on the internet.

Foster book also states he was married to Sarah Jane Minerva Beach on 03 Mar 1861 in Vernon, Tolland, CT. She died 16 Sep 1916 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio. Sarah remarried to E. W. Webster.

National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites has Philip buried at Antietam, Maryland where he died at the Battle of Antietam. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=39668146. This memorial is most likely a cenotaph.


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  • Created by: Addie
  • Added: 23 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50104129
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Philip Henry Foster (1835–17 Sep 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50104129, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Talcottville, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Addie (contributor 47097158) .